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July 1961.

of Colindale Avenue, London, manufacturer of dopes and protective varnishes.

1915 Company founded as British Aeroplane Varnish Company Ltd.

1918 Name changed to Titanine Ltd

1924 Acquired British Emaillite Co Ltd; name changed to Titanine-Emaillite Ltd[1]. Some shares were held by International Paint and Compositions Co[2]

1936 Public company Titanine Ltd founded to acquire Titanine-Emaillite Ltd, then in voluntary liquidation[3].

1937 Aeroplane dope manufacturers. "Emaillite" Dopes. "Lumilac" Synthetic Lacquers. "Titanine" Dopes.

1939 See Aircraft Industry Suppliers

1961 Manufacturers of dope, varnish and other compositions for aircraft finishes. 198 employees.

1963 Motor Show exhibitor. Cellulose and synthetic finishes.

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, 19 June 1936
  2. The Times, Jun 19, 1936
  3. The Times, 19 June 1936